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Prepare for an exhilarating journey to the once-unfathomable realm of Mars, hosted by Prof Tamara Davis, a virtuoso of the dark universe and astrophysical phenomena.
Featuring a distinguished panel including Jorge Vago, the visionary behind the ExoMars project, who will detail the mission’s cutting-edge capabilities in seeking signs of life on Mars; Prof Kathleen Campbell, an expert in paleoecology and astrobiology, who will explain the parallels between Earth’s oldest ecosystems and Martian geology, offering insights into the search for extraterrestrial biosignatures; and Prof Martin Van Kranendonk, a preeminent figure in early Earth research whose work on ancient life forms and geological processes provides essential clues for Mars exploration. Together, these eminent scholars will shed light on the intricacies of space exploration, the technological marvels of interplanetary missions and the profound questions they raise about life’s existence beyond our planet.
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World Science Festival Brisbane The Earth Above15 - 24 MarSir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
A movie-length, full-dome experience exploring Australia’s past 140,000 years.
World Science Festival Brisbane ADA15 - 24 MarFestival Ground, Cultural Forecourt, QPAC
ADA by Karina Smigla-Bobinski is an interactive sculpture comprised of a ‘post-digital drawing machine’, featured at the Cultural Centre Forecourt.
World Science Festival Brisbane ADA X CASUS: Movement Performance15 and 23 Mar 2024, 6:30pmFestival Ground, Cultural Forecourt, QPAC
Performers of award-winning troupe Casus, bring their sheer physicality and multi-disciplinary movement to ADA by Karina Smigla-Bobinski.
World Science Festival Brisbane Art + Activism: Caring for Country16 Mar 2024, 1:00pmTheatre, Level 2, Queensland Museum Kurilpa, Brisbane
An engaging panel conversation that explores the powerful intersection of art, culture and environmental activism.
World Science Festival Brisbane Subterranean Sonics16 Mar 2024, 4pmQueensland Museum Kurilpa, Brisbane
Co-artist of artwork Tectonic Resonance, Philip Samartzis presents his geophonic recordings live for audiences.
World Science Festival Brisbane Weave Your Own Ghost Net Workshops16 - 17 MarQueensland Museum Kurilpa, Brisbane
Create your own Ghost Net sculpture with artists from the world-renowned Pormpuraaw Art and Culture Centre.
World Science Festival Brisbane Tectonic Resonance Conversation17 Mar 2024, 4pmTheatre, Level 2, Queensland Museum Kurilpa, Brisbane
Architecture, art and design duo Snooks+Harper discuss the geological formations and inspirations informing their work.
World Science Festival Brisbane Art and Agency in Systems Science17 Mar 2024, 1:30pmTheatre, Level 2, Queensland Museum Kurilpa, Brisbane
Artists Karina Smigla-Bobinski and Briony Barr delve into the systems, programming and agency in their respective WSFB artworks.